A research paper of approximately 1,500 words with documentation and format in MLA style is required. This paper should be submitted in the course as a Word document attachment.

While an interview or interviews with musicians are expected as the major source of information for this report, a transcript of the interview is not required and is not sufficient for this project. At least one other documented source of information, such as a relevant book, article, or Internet site, is required. Attending a performance or a rehearsal by the subject musicians is highly recommended.

Your paper should be written in complete sentences and should describe your subject’s musical style, history, influence, future plans, repertoire and your personal comments. A recording, photograph or other non-verbal documentation is not required.

The interviewer is a Marine in the Unites States marine Corps band